Palm Beach Currumbin State High
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Thrower Drive
Palm Beach QLD 4221

Phone: 07 5525 9333
Fax: 07 5525 9300

25 November 2019

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25 November 2019

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

Capra_Chris_Copy_.jpgAs we enter Week 8, the Year 10 and 11 students complete their exams and end of year assessments.  For the Year 11 students, this current exam period sees the students undertake the first summative assessment that will go towards their end of Year 12 marks.  This year, we have attempted to make the final two weeks of schooling more engaging for the junior secondary students with a range of programs incorporated into the alternate timetable including (depending on the year level), camps, work experience, Care Carnival and other educational and extra-curricular activities.  

The school has commenced a process of engagement with various state government departments and staff from the GCCC to build a new indoor sports facility that will support basketball, netball and a number of other sporting options. Whilst no official meetings have taken place and the school is still gathering information and contacts, we are hoping that in the future this idea becomes a reality and a much needed asset for the wider community.

The tuckshop demolition and reconstruction is on track for completion at this stage.  The Junior Secondary canteen has been catering for the whole school for over a week now and it appears that we are still delivering a quality service to the students.

The Saturday Markets will be having a Christmas Eve Markets this year at the school. 

The school will be sending home (via email) and promoting via social media an end of year PBC Update that will contain important 2020 information in the coming days.


Chris Capra, Executive Principal

CRICOS Provider Name: The Queensland Department of Education trading as Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS Provider Number 00608A

Year 12

QCS results

Year 12 QCS grades were published into students’ QCAA learning accounts this week. The results were very pleasing with the Year 12 cohort achieving an increase in the percentage of students achieving As and a decrease in the percentage of students achieving Ds. This is a great result by our Year 12 OP cohort and we look forward to the publication of OPs in December.

Release of Year 12 Results

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) will release student QCEs, OPs and Senior Statements through student learning accounts on the Student Connect website,, from 9:00am on Saturday 14 December 2019. QCS results were released into student’s learning accounts on Wednesday 13 November.

Students must know their Learner Unique Identifier (LUI) and password to log in and check their results. Students will be able to access their results more quickly if they have previously activated their learning account. Students have been emailed and reminded on many occasions to log into this portal to check their account details but many have chosen not to do so.

Senior Education profiles will be mailed out by the QCAA from Monday 16 December.

OP ineligible students wishing to know their Rank need to contact the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre  (QTAC) directly on 1300 GO QTAC (1300 467 822) or; as these are not automatically sent out to students.

Year 12 school leavers seeking employment

A reminder to register with Ms Shreeve in Y block with your contact details and expressions of interest, this will be forwarded to The Department of Employment Small Business and Training which will broadcast students with relevant vacancies and opportunitites.

Other useful information and contact details for job seekers:

Employment websites to start searching for casual, part time and full time employment – you can set up job alerts.  Remember to change your resume to match the words in the job ad’s.

Apprenticeship and Traineeship providers who have employment websites. 

The providers below will also sign you into an apprenticeship and traineeship when employment is found.

Apprenticeship Support Australia -

Busy at Work -


MREAL Ace Apprenticeships Centre -

Additional places to look for apprentices and traineeships – again contact them and ask to be on their job alert email lists.

  1. Group Training Organisations (GTO) are part of the apprenticeship and traineeship system. They are the legal employers and host the apprentices or trainees.  The outcome for the apprentice or trainee is exactly the same as being employed by one employer.  These organisations can also have job alerts to be sent to your email.
  2. Principal Employer Organisations have a similar role to Group Training Organisations (GTO)

Queensland Skills Gateway –

Find a training course, check eligibility and training providers who are funded by Queensland State Government.

Use the I want to be tab to search for career and training pathways.


Year 10 and 11 Exams

Year 10 and 11 shutdown exams commenced this week. The shutdown timetable has been published on our website. All students may have timetabled exams up to and including the last day. Student should by now be well aware that they must be in full school uniform to sit exams and that it is their responsibility to ensure they are present in the correct room with all necessary equipment at least 10 minutes before the exam commences. A reminder that all drafts and assignments are due before 9:00am on the due date and that exams cannot be given early to students because of other commitments. The school Assessment Policy is also published on our website.

A reminder that in 2020, all Year 10 and 12 assessment will be scheduled for the last week of each term. Year 11s will have a different schedule for Term 1 and 2 however will also have exams in the last week of school in Terms 3 and 4.

Please note that in the new QCE, students cannot be exempted from assessment in Unit 3 and 4 due to medical conditions/family circumstances. Students must complete all assessment in Unit 3 and 4 to attain credit for the QCE. Students that miss assessment due to extenuating circumstances will have to provide documentation to apply for extensions/change of date for assessment. The school may then negotiate a more suitable time for assessment that meets QCAA deadlines This may mean the student completes alternate assessment at the end of the year or early in 2020.

Students that have a long standing medical condition that affects them completing certain modes of assessment should by now have applied for an Access Arrangement and Reasonable Adjustment by the QCAA with the school Guidance Officer Mr Jones.

The last day of school for Year 10 and 11 students this Friday 29 November.

School based traineeships available

Lots of exciting traineeship opportunities are still available in the Pathway Centre Y Block for Year 10’s in Term 4. Job boards are updated regularly with new positions. Students can collect a registration form and apply now.

A variety of traineeships are on offer with a focus on business, hospitality, retail and tourism.

Hospitality and Business Traineeships:

Hairhouse Warehouse Robina and Broadbeach

Robina Soccer Club – Business and Sport and Recreation

Intersport the Pines

The Pines News and Gifts

52 Espresso Nobbys Beach

Chempro Chemist Burleigh

Neighbourhood Espresso Currumbin Waters

Rebound Indoor Sport Centre

Coffee Club Burleigh – Thursdays

Ignite Education – Business

The Original Bakery - Tugun

Lakeview Café Burleigh

Foodworks Tugun

KFC Palm Beach

Guzmen Y Gomez Robina and Burleigh

Cowch Dessert Bar Broadbeach

Crust Pizza Coolangatta

Garden of Vegan Burleigh

Soul Origin Robina

Goldmark the Pines

Ambarella Fine Food Burleigh

The Fresh Bar – Broadbeach

Café Biaggi Burleigh

Paperbark Café Burleigh

PRA Psychology

Wendys the Pines

Bettys Burgers Broadbeach

IGA Currumbin

Subway Stocklands and James St Burleigh

Saltwater Currumbin

Coming Home Co. Robina

Zeus Robina

Zarraffas Tugun and Palm Beach

Lava Carts Robina

Screen Printing Apprenticeship, suit school leaver.  PSI Screen Printing in Currumbin. Duties include manufacturing, screen printing, warehousing. See Ms Shreeve Y Block to apply or email resume to

Reece Plumbing: Cert II Warehousing school based traineeship Year 10’s Mermaid Beach. Click here for information.

Cert III Business with sport and recreation focus – Miami City Venue Management Pool & Rebound Indoor Sports Centre.

Aspire Hair Burleigh looking for school based apprentice, bring resume to Y Block to apply.

The Collective Palm Beach – Taking expression of interest for casual staff, they hiring before the next school holiday period and are always looking for extra staff to help us with events and catering. See Ms Shreeve.

Indigenous Traineeships – Kmart stores – Various locations including Robina

NAB National Australia Bank, various locations

Fulltime Positions with Australia Post Bundall visit the link to apply Roles will be indoor mail sorting with an opportunity to progress to outdoor delivery on an EDV (Electric Delivery Vehicle) or EAMB (Electric Australian Mail Bike)

School based vacancies links:

Ignite Education:

Aurora Training Institute please visit their vacancy page:

Prestige Training Services vacancies, Please visit this link for more opportunities

There are more opportunities on the job boards. Please come into Y Block to register.

Year 12’s looking for employment when they leave school, are encouraged to leave an expression of interest with Ms Shreeve. Employers often contact the school to fill positions.

Love your current job? Would you like to turn it into a traineeship? Come to the Pathway centre and let’s see if we can create a traineeship for you in your current role.

The Pathway Centre is open before school and first break to apply for any of the above positions

Sonia Shreeve - Industry Liaison Officer

Transition Day 2019

Monday 9 December will see PBC welcome over 400 enrolled students to the PBC Community. Transition Day is designed to support the 2020 Year 7s as they move from their primary schools to secondary school. Last year, we had students enrol from close to 40 different primary schools, each with its own school culture and expectations. On Transition Day, we welcome students, assign them to their core classes, have them experience some lessons with next year’s teachers and introduce them to their Houses. The Middle School Head Prefects and a large team of teachers and support staff are part of this day.

Transition Day also welcomes parents to the PBC family. A Parent Meeting and morning tea will present ideas for supporting young students through the change to high school, and introduce key staff who can assist in the process.


End of Year Program

The Middle School End of Year Program begins in Week 9. There are many activities for students beginning with Academic Excellence Australian Business Week, the House/Care Carnival Wednesday 4 December and the faculty rotations beginning Thursday 5 December. 

In Week 10 faculty rotations continue. Additional activities include 150 students participating in the 3 day camps for Year 7 and 8 and Year 9 Work Experience.


Year 7 Camp

On 9 December, a group of PBC’s most adventurous Year 7 students will head to the base of scenic Mt Warning for the school’s first ever Year 7 camp. Midginbil Hill Camp will play host to both staff and students for 2 nights as they hike, build, climb and explore through the picturesque, World Heritage Listed Nightcap National Park. Students attending are afforded a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to test themselves, make new friends and soak up the serenity of their beautiful surrounds.



Year 8 Camp

In Week 10 a group of Year 8 students will be attending Camp Warrawee from Monday to Wednesday. The students will participate in a Survivor themed camp designed to test their physical, mental and emotional capacity and provide an opportunity for them and their class mates to excel.

Activities are themed in different categories including:

Trail – activities to promote communication and cooperation

Extreme – activities to push physical limits and overcome fears

Adventure – activities requiring team work and creativity

Mission – activities requiring group unity and working to individual strengths

This unique opportunity is full of new experiences that will test these adventurous students in a different environment. They will gain skills in communication and team building working as one to determine which Tribe will be the ultimate survivor?




Work Experience

In Week 10, nearly 200 Year 9 students will be participating in Work Experience. Many thanks to parents and caregivers who have supported their young people to set up these experiences, and to the fabulous local employers who have provided positions this week. Students not participating in the program will be supervised at school.



As we are nearing the end of year it is important Middle School students are focussed on positive behaviours each day both at school and in the wider community. All students are expected to wear the correct uniform, see the Middle School Planner Optima Code page 10.

A reminder to parent/caregivers:

  • Jewellery is one earring small and discreet in each ear
  • Black polishable shoes to be worn with the formal uniform

In 2020 the PBC school socks are compulsory for all students.


Term 4 Reports

Term 4 reports will be emailed or posted home on Friday 13 December. This is a full report with detailed comments. Please be sure to share the report with your child, so that they can receive important feedback on their work this year and set goals for 2020.


2020 Core Classes

The 2019 timetable has been constructed to provide maximum opportunities for students across PBC to study courses of choice, in our large and diverse school. We are also at maximum enrolments. For these reasons, there is less flexibility for students to swap core classes.

Coping with changes such as these are important for building resilience – a significant quality for success in life. Parents should be aware that their child will be with a very different group of students next year, and prepare to support them through this change. While there is no opportunity to swap classes due to friendships, the usual range of support will be available to all students and their parents to help them through this change.

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Palm Beach Currumbin State High School is running our biennial Study Tour to Japan in 2020 during the September holidays. The proposed dates are to depart Saturday 19 September and returning Tuesday 29 September. 

We will visit:

Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Nara, Miyajima, Himeji and Kurashiki. Students will learn about the diversity of Japanese culture, they will experience many types of Japanese foods and historical sites and most importantly be immersed in the Japanese Language. 

Tour highlights include:

  • Universal Studios Osaka
  • Shopping and site seeing in Shibuya
  • Meji Shrime
  • Himeji Castle
  • Hiroshima Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Memorial Dome
  • Shopping in Harajuku
  • Bullet Train to Osaka
  • Miyajima Island
  • Kyoto- Golden Pavilion, Kiyo mizu Temple, Ryuuan Temple
  • Kurashiki- world heritage listed site- traditional Japanese village
  • Nara- visit the giant Buddha
  • Shopping in Namba Osaka 

The cost of the trip will be around $3000. This price will include:

  • Airfares
  • Taxes and airline levies
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Day excursions (transport, city tours, entrance fees)
  • All breakfasts. 

To secure your position on the tour you must be in Year 8-12 in 2020, complete the EOI and referee forms, and you must pay your $300 deposit before the end of this school year.

Andrew Griffin, HOD Humanities

On Monday 11 November we came together as a school community to celebrate our 48th annual Academic Awards. This night is a celebration of the successes of our students, their families and our wonderful staff. We celebrate the Outstanding Academic Achievers in the Middle School and the Subject Award winners in the Senior School. The Principal's Honour List is announced as well as the Highest Academic Acheiver in each year level. Students were awarded several special awards and bursaries. The 2019 School Leaders were thanked and helped to welcome our new student leaders for 2020 including the School Captains, Vice Captains and Student Council. The School Dux and Dux Runner-up were also announced. A very big "thank you" to the Creative Arts Department who provided our entertainment including the Senior Contemporary Super Team of dancers and the Optima Orchestra. All the award receipients are listed in the attached pdf.

In 2019, the House Leaders have been blown away by the commitment, excitement and enthusiasm of every student. Our House culture has grown and within each House, you the student body are continuing to build your House Pride and Spirit. All our leaders have shown encouragement and demonstrated commitment to their peers throughout the year.

We have awarded some amazing students who have led the way in participation, helped to organise and run House activities and Care Projects, and have upheld their House mottos in every way.

Athenians: Max Whitford and Jadin Spicer

Phoenicians: Kianna Cox and Kai Meath

Spartans: Nikita Sammartino and Ashlee Haase

Vikings: Maddy Crossman and Bethany Brown.

Our House leaders have been recognised for their energy, commitment and confidence in leading their house. They have displayed outstanding enthusiasm and unrelenting work as student leaders.

Athenians: Toby Sexton and Lily Suttle

Phoenicians: Ella Maclachlan and Leilani Nield

Vikings: Connor Brown and Isabella Edge

Spartans: Regan Hickey and Evan Mackenzie

Our CARE teachers are the driving force behind House and CARE. They show leadership, compassion and creativity and continue to help create a safe and supportive space for students to grow and flourish. The connections and relationships being built between students and Care teachers play a crucial role in the success of each student and the House and Care program. 

Athenians: Ms Ashley and Mr Johnstone

Phoenicians: Mrs Withington and Mr Foers

Vikings: Ms Underwood and Ms Bell

Spartans: Mr Power and Mrs Clipson


Middle School CARE Carnival 2019

PBC is hosting our second annual Care Carnival, celebrating student achievements in House and Care in 2019.  Last year’s event was a great success and this year looks to be even better.  Utilising our beautiful new library precinct, each Care class are busy planning and preparing carnival stalls to engage students. There are some great stall ideas coming through including cupcake decorating, balloon blast, corn hole, a Nintendo time trial stall and an amazing race. Each stall activity will cost students between 50c and $2. House Leaders have also organised some awesome extra activities including a giant inflatable obstacle course, a mechanical bull, giant hungry hippos, a dunk tank and some really fun toilet and bathtub races which students get to drive around a mini track.  To participate in these extra activities students will need to purchase a $5 wristband the week of the carnival.  Food available on the day includes a sausage sizzle, soft drinks, fairy floss and ice creams.

All money raised be will be donated to the Bushfire Appeal to assist families affected by the recent and ongoing bushfire events in both Queensland and New South Wales.

We look forward to a great carnival atmosphere with a live stage showcasing our PBC talent.  If you would like to perform please see your House Leader.


2020 South East Asia Tour Information Night

This 15-day program provides a fantastic opportunity for students to experience the best of central Cambodia and northern, central & southern Vietnam on an all-inclusive tour. From enjoying the sites and sounds of Ho Chi Minh City to a relaxing cruise on the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia; from spending time helping orphaned and poverty-stricken youth, to visiting the incredible Angkor temple complex. Amazing views at every turn, and immersion into local culture and tradition – this program ensures you experience all the spectacular, must-see places in one of the world’s most rapidly changing regions.

This program has been tailored specifically for PBC SHS senior school students. If your student is currently in Year 9, 10 or 11 and you would like to find out more please attend our Information session.

Tuesday 26 November 2019
5:00 - 6:00pm in TTC (I02)

If you would like to come please RSVP to Ms Underwood via email:


PBC Annual Arts Awards

On Thursday 7 November we hosted our 10th Annual Arts awards, this year we chose the Trade Training Centre as our venue for parents and staff to celebrate our students success. The catering was supplied and served by our wonderful Hospitality team led by Tracey Maher and Andrew Goodman. The evening was a huge success and we have received excellent feedback, the event bought our community together and was an outstanding showcase of the work that has been produced within our PBC Arts community. Congratulations to all students whom received awards and also to our dedicated Arts team.


2019 Optima Yearbook

The 2019 Optima Yearbooks have arrived! This fantastic Yearbook is a wonderful and colourful magazine jam packed with loads of photos and articles from PBC students in all year levels during 2019. If you have pre-ordered your copy please ask your student to collect it from Student Services. If you havent pre-ordered and would like a copy they are available from Students Services for $30. Be quick, numbers are limited.


Year 9 Celebration Dance

The PBC Year 9 Celebration Dance is a fun party for our Year 9 Students to top off a great year and mark the finish of their middle school years. There will be plenty of dancing and fun to be had while reminiscing the past three years. Get you tickets from Student Services and secure your spot today!

When: Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: The Waterside Room, Currumbin RSL
Tickets: $25 from Student Services

Note: This event is supervised by PBC staff and only for PBC Year 9 students only.



Container Deposit Scheme

Palm Beach Currumbin State High students have many eco-projects on the go and need your help to continue their great work. You can help by bringing along your recyclable containers to PBC on any Wednesday. Staff will be at the Oval entrance on Thrower Drive from 7-9am to take your containers off your hands. PBC will then send them on for recycling and all money raised goes 100% into funding our student-driven eco-projects. 

Local businesses, residents, students and staff are all welcome to donate. Containers can be received in any sort of bag/box. We have free envirobags available for you to take to collect your next load of eligible containers in.  If you can't make it to the drop off you can also still donate your containers to PBC at your local container deposit centre by using the code #C10051453. Yearbook 2019!


Be there on Day 1, 2020

Attending every day of school is important to ensure students have the very best start in life and learning.  At PBC we will have two Day 1s depending on what year you are in...
For students in Years 7, 11 and 12 Day 1 is Tuesday 28 January 2020
For students in Years 8, 9 and 10 Day 1 is Wednesday 29 January 2020. 
Phone, email or visit us before Day 1 to let us know if your child will not be present on the first day of school Term 1 2020. 


If your student is leaving PBC in Term 4 or not returning in 2020, please contact Administration on 5525 9350 or email We will then provide Leaving forms by email or your student is welcome to collect them at Front Reception.


Growing Good Men - Starting Conversations that Matter

On Thursday 27 February 2020 in our new library learning precinct, we will be holding a fantastic seminar targeting teenage boys and their parents/caregivers. At this seminar we will hear from a number of well known local personalities about teenage boys and how best to grow to becoming good men. This seminar is designed to give young men an opportunity to discuss modern versions of masculinity. How masculinity is being redefined today and encourage a discussion on what it means to be a good young man today. How to start conversations that matter.

More information is to follow once key note speakers have been confirmed. Put this date in your diary and watch this space for more details.


Student Achievements 

We encourage parents/caregivers to tell us about your student’s excellent recent achievements. These achievements can be in The Arts, sporting, academic or community service. We would love to hear from you! You can contact us by:

  • email:
  • Facebook Messenger @PalmBeachCurrumbinStateHigh
  • Instagram Direct Message @pbcshs

Remember to provide us with details of your student’s achievement and include at least one photo, and any links to media articles that we can share via our Parent Newsletter, internal communications and social media.


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Dates to Remember

25-29 Nov Year 10 and 11 Shutdown
26 Nov 5:00pm South East Asia Information Session
26 Nov 8:00am Leo's Club
8:45am Year 9 Assembly
27 Nov 6:00pm Potential Through Tenacity Parent Evening
6:30pm Year 9 Celebration Dance @ Currumbin RSL
6:30pm Welcome to Academic Excellence Information Evening
28 Nov 8:45am Year 8 Assembly
29 Nov 8:45am Year 7 Assembly
29 Nov 11:30am QuickSmart Celebration
3 Dec 8:00am Leos Club
4 Dec All day Middle School CARE Carnival
6 Dec 6:00pm ABW Week Awards Dinner
9 Dec All day Year 7 2020 Transition Day
10 Dec 8:00am Leos Club
13 Dec Last Day of Term 4, 2019
28 Jan 9:00am First Day of Term 1, 2020 for Years 7, 11, 12
29 Jan 9:00am First Day of Term 1, 2020 for Years 8, 9, 10
27 Feb 6:00pm Growing Good Men - starting conversations that count - parent/student seminar

Click the links below to hear the latest from PBC’s Wellbeing Team.

Senior School Guidance Officer

The Senior Guidance Officer continually updates the Guidance Officer page on our website with the latest career/pathway opportunities and tips for our students. Be sure to check it out regularly to be sure you are up to date.


Middle School Guidance Officer

Is social media damanging to your teen? 

Inspire Physio Centre

PBC Alliance Partner and PBC's Physio 

is proud to introduce our:


for just $360.00 (private health insurance rebates apply)

ADDITIONAL $50 PHYSIO SPECIAL - All physio appointments $50.00 for the remainder of 2019

INSPIRE PHYSIOTHERAPY CENTRE is onsite at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School (located at the school tennis courts)

PBC Alliance Business Directory – support our local businesses


If you are looking to support our local businesses and local community when looking for a product or service look no further than the PBC Alliance Business Directory. All the listings are supporters of our students and local so please support those that support PBC.


Would your business like to support our students?

Become a Partner for 2020

Supporting our students is such a fantastic cause and is so easy!

There are many levels of support available, so something to suit everyone.

  • Membership is just $25
  • Red's Supporter is $100-$999
  • Bronze Partner is $1000-$2499
  • Silver Partner is $2500-$4999
  • Gold Partner is $5000-$9999
  • Platinum Partner is by negotiation

All members/partners receive a listing in our online business directory. Partnerships can been sponsored finacially or by services/products in-kind. If you are interested in learning more about the PBC Alliance visit our website or give Heidi Wallace a call on 07 5525 9312.

THANK YOU to our 2019 PBC Alliance Partners! The support of these amazing businesses, for our students, is hugely appreciated and ensures our students are able to reach their potential.

Bendigo Bank – Tugun Community Bank Branch

Aurora Training Institute

Prestige Service Training

Griffith University

Leading Teams

Southport Sharks

Veteran Mentors

WHYse Choices

ACTV Strenth Co

Capital Pest Management

CHG Wealth

Stone Style

Currumbin RSL

Trade Glass

Inspire Physiotherapy

Firewire Surfboards

Tweed Sea Sports


Gold Coast United FC

Bond University

Wilson Haynes Solicitors

Fraser Financial Services

Big Screen Video

Mighty Minds



Burleigh Bears Rugby League

Currumbin Junior Rugby League

Storm Cycles

The Meatsmiths, Elanora

Palm Beach Surf Club

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

MRAEL Limited


Uniform Shop

Please note the Uniform Shop is now CLOSED for the rest of the year, reopening Monday 20 January 2020 for extended trading as per the details below.


Cashier Window Operating Hours

Over the counter payments can only be accepted between 8:00am and 1:00pm on Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can make payments via BPOINT from your invoice or statement or Direct Deposit.


For Internet banking please use the details below:

School’s Bank Account:  PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN SHS General A/C

BSB Number:                064-404 CBA Branch Burleigh Heads

Account Number:           00090303

Reference/Details:         Record both Student ID AND the reference Code to ensure your payment can be recorded correctly. (Reference Code = ITEM BEING PAID FOR e.g.: 2018 SRS8 or 2018 ACEX10)


SRS Fees

Make payments the quick and easy way using BPOINT. Visit, follow the prompts or phone BPOINT on 1300 631 073.

Parents/caregivers experiencing financial difficulty can email ParentSupport

Payment plan options are available including Centrepay -a service to families whereby periodic payments can be made to the school or Direct Debit via credit card (monthly). Paperwork is available from the Student Services Office to activate either of these plans.



Parents – have you registered for QParents yet?

Are you using QParents to stay in contact with our school and to access information about your child’s schooling?

If you haven’t yet registered for QParents, register now.

You can provide your 100 points of identity documents for registration online through QParents, or in person at your school.

If you have limited identity documents, or experience difficulties registering, please contact your school for help.

QParents is a great way to stay informed about what’s happening in your child’s school life


Saver Plus

Could $500 help you with high-school costs?



Thrower House - Holiday Program


Free early childhood training for school leavers

Year 12 graduates can start a career without a study debt by choosing a Queensland Government subsidised Certificate III or Diploma qualification in early childhood.

The sector is expanding and early childhood educators and teachers are in demand.

A new campaign, Inspire the future, features educators Jess and Sandra sharing their tips on studying a Certificate III while working.



School Watch – working together to protect schools

Please keep watch over our school and help safeguard against vandalism, theft and arson.

LOOK, LISTEN and REPORT any suspicious activity outside of school hours or during school holidays.

If you see anything irregular or suspicious, report the issue to School Watch on 131 788. If it’s an emergency, call Triple Zero (000).

Remember, we can all help to keep our school safe.



Griffith University - Women in Engineering


Southport Yacht Club Holiday Program


Summer Reading Club



Football Queensland - Come and Try Day  



Palm Beach Soccer Club

Palm Beach Soccer Club is on an exciting path of creating opportunities for girls aged 12-15 to participate in teams made up entirely of girls only. We aim to promote positive participation as well as improving skill levels for our girls in the local area who would like to give soccer a go.

The attached training/trial session on Thursday 12th December allows girls to come and see how fun playing in a girls only team can be.


Tallebudgera Valley Football Club Sign on



City of Gold Coast Division 13 Newsletter


Active and Healthy Holiday Program – City of Gold Coast


Currumbin RSL Holiday Programs